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An American Rabbi In Korea

Author : Milton Jehiel Rosen
ISBN : 9780817314002
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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A firsthand account of the American Jewish experience on the frontlines.

The American Rabbi

Author : Harold H. Gordon
ISBN : UCAL:B4905895
Genre : Rabbis
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And They Shall Be My People

Author : Paul Wilkes
ISBN : 9780802196552
Genre : Religion
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Rabbi Jay Rosenbaum is devoted to his congregation of mostly middle- and upper-middle-class Conservative Jews — yet their lax observance frustrates and saddens him. Competing daily with an increasingly secular culture, Rosenbaum struggles to show his congregation the riches and fulfillment of an observant Jewish life. Exploring the rabbi's sometimes troubled, sometimes joyful leadership, And They Shall Be My People presents a complex and human portrait of American Judaism in our modern age. "A striking and valuable book.... A powerful, haunting story for a society easily seduced by new emphases and values." — Gerald I. Wolpe, The Philadelphia Inquirer; "To call this 'a revealing portrait' is an understatement. It is a mirror of organized Jewish life." — Robert L. Wolkoff, The Plain Dealer (Cleveland)

American Rabbi

Author : Steven T. Katz
ISBN : 0814746934
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Evangelicalism retains the doctrine of biblical authority that developed during the Protestant Reformation as well as the sense that each individual stands in need of a life-transforming experience of forgiveness of sins that can only come through faith in Christ. With the rise of the Christian Right in American politics over the past quarter-century, there has been renewed interest in Protestant evangelicalism and fundamentalism and their roles in American culture. Evangelicalism and Fundamentalism is a collection of key primary readings tracing the history and development of this religious movement and its intersections with American life and politics, spanning the late nineteenth century to the early twenty-first century. The documents deal with issues such as biblical criticism, theology, revivalist preaching, religion and science, religion and politics, and social concerns such as gender and race. Countering notions among some that evangelicalism is monolithic, the diversity of the movement is made evident in texts from the evangelical Left as well as the Christian Right. Each section and many individual texts are prefaced by a brief editor's introduction explaining their background and context. During the period the book covers, evangelicalism went from being the dominant form of religion in America, then to the fringes, then back into the mainstream. These texts provide the reader with a sense of the central core as well as the range of evangelical thinking in the past century.

Koscherer Sex

Author : Shmuel Boteach
ISBN : 3451053233
Genre : Intimacy (Psychology)
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The Unfailing Light

Author : Bernard Drachman
ISBN : 1494114879
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This is a new release of the original 1948 edition.

Rabbi Outcast

Author : Jack Ross
ISBN : 9781597976978
Genre : Political Science
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Dramatic changes have taken place in the last decade with respect to the views of the American Jewish community toward Israel and Zionism. Since the beginning of the Second Intifada in 2000, the involvement of the Israel lobby in precipitating the Iraq War and promoting war on Iran, and Israel's widely condemned wars in Lebanon and Gaza, large swaths of the American Jewish community have been disenchanted with Israel and Zionism as at no other time since the founding of the State of Israel. However, anti-Zionism in America has a long history. Elmer Berger was undoubtedly the best-known Jewish anti-Zionist during most of his lifetime, particularly from World War II through the 1967 Six-Day War and its aftermath. A Reform rabbi, Berger served throughout that period as the executive director of the American Council for Judaism, an anti-Zionist organization founded by leading Reform rabbis. Author Jack Ross places liberal Jewish anti-Zionism (as opposed to that of Orthodox or revolutionary socialist Jews) in historical perspective. That brand of anti-Zionism was virtually embodied by Rabbi Berger and his predecessors in the Reform rabbinate. He advocated forcefully for his position, much to the chagrin of his Zionist detractors. The growing renaissance of liberal Jewish anti-Zionism, combined with the forgotten work of Rabbi Berger and the American Council for Judaism, makes a compelling case for revisiting his work in this full-length, definitive biography.

Tell Thy Children

Author : Samuel Schwartz
ISBN : WISC:89059493460
Genre : Rabbis
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The Rabbi S Wife

Author : Shuly Rubin Schwartz
ISBN : 9780814740538
Genre : History
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2006 National Jewish Book Award, Modern Jewish Thought Long the object of curiosity, admiration, and gossip, rabbis' wives have rarely been viewed seriously as American Jewish religious and communal leaders. We know a great deal about the important role played by rabbis in building American Jewish life in this country, but not much about the role that their wives played. The Rabbi’s Wife redresses that imbalance by highlighting the unique contributions of rebbetzins to the development of American Jewry. Tracing the careers of rebbetzins from the beginning of the twentieth century until the present, Shuly Rubin Schwartz chronicles the evolution of the role from a few individual rabbis' wives who emerged as leaders to a cohort who worked together on behalf of American Judaism. The Rabbi’s Wife reveals the ways these women succeeded in both building crucial leadership roles for themselves and becoming an important force in shaping Jewish life in America.

As A Mighty Stream The Life Of An American Rabbi

Author : Herbert David Teitelbaum
ISBN : 1478738731
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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From Korea to Krakow, an American Rabbi's life in world events. Rabbi H. David Teitelbaum is a native of San Francisco. In 1951 he was ordained at the Jewish Theological Seminary in New York City. He holds an M.A. in Educational Psychology from Teachers College, Columbia University. He served as an Army Chaplain during the Korean War. He joined Martin Luther King, Jr. in the struggle for civic rights in Selma Alabama in 1965. In a 1976 mission to the Soviet Union, he brought support to Jewish refuseniks. After serving Congregation Beth Jacob in Redwood City, California for 38 years, he is now Rabbi Emeritus. He has published four booklets on Jewish life cycle events.

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